On Oct. 4, 2020, filmmaker Alex Mallonee's mother Joyce passed after a 25-year battle with breast cancer.
In the final years of Joyce's life, she and Alex, along with seven other artists, worked on an art exhibition about her experience with cancer.
Born and raised in San Francisco, Joyce was educated in visual art. , but never worked professionally. In the exhibition, artists honor her ideas and bring her visions to life.
Melanie Leandro dropped off her finished piece, Through the Mouth, yesterday. Yabba-dabba-do pic.twitter.com/39Q4wM5u2z
— Deconstruction (@deco_artshow) January 11, 2021
The show is composed of mixed-media pieces, collages and portraits, all pertaining to breast cancer and Joyce's story directly; there's even a dress decorated with pills.